As an e-zine crew we have become professional festival attendees. Everyone has their favourite: from Party San to Wacken Open Air, but what we encountered in Horten, Norway last year during the Midgardsblot festival, was quite a different and extraordinary experience altogether. Organiser Runa Luna calls it ‘the magic of Midgardsblot’, but what is this […]
Ihsahn is a bit like wine. We buy wine, gift-wrap it, talk and brag endless about its’ taste. Some may elect to store it and consume at a later date. This may lead to an assortment of bottles, and voila: we can choose to leave certain special bottles in (conditioned) storage just a little longer. […]
This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of Norway’s leading extreme metal bands Enslaved. Metal-Exposure talked with founder and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson about the group’s long and successful career.. Read all!
A few lucky ones have been able to see Ivar Bjørnson & Einar Selvik’s Skuggsjá live on Roadburn or perhaps in Norway. For the others, the prayers have been answered and this unique Enslaved/Wardruna cooperation will be released on the self-titled record, via Season of Mist on March 11, worldwide. We are glad to host […]
Today we have a special song to stream for you: Urgehal‘s – The Iron Children from the upcoming and last chapter Aeons in Sodom. The Norwegian black metal formation will dedicate their last epos to founding member Trondr Nefas, who passed away in May 2012. Half of the material on ‘Aeons in Sodom’ was written […]
When a previous record of a band is close to perfection in your opinion, the follow-up has some high expectations to live up to. This was the case with the previous record of the progressive Norwegian metal band Borknagar and their upcoming release: Winter Thrice. The enthralling effort Urd ended up high on the year […]
Photo: Jarle Hovda Moe www.jarlehm.com I don’t think there’s one metalhead, worldwide, who doesn’t regard Norway as one of the metal capitals worldwide. Much of the extreme musics’ history, owes a major debt to the Norwegian scene, that during the years has produced a really big pile of now world-famous names. It’s not a metal […]
The Norwegian black metal formation Tsjuder have a new album out, called Antiliv. Treat yourself to a trademark effort from this band: a hellish assault with a rhythmic edge that will get your head bobbing in instant. Antiliv is exactly the kind of album you need while the days are getting shorter.. Read all!
21.08.2015 – During Midgardsblot, Metal-Exposure talked with Sina Winter from From The Vastland. The Iranian black metal musician had to leave his country to make his dream of playing music live come true. “I think most of the families, even if they are not religous, are against this kind of music, because of the propaganda. […]